Charles “Chip” Dameron, former vice president for Academic Affairs, hugs outgoing UT-Brownsville President Juliet V. García during tonight’s celebration in her honor in the Main Building’s Gran Patio. More than 300 people attended the event. García will become executive director of the University of Texas Institute of the Americas after having served as president of UTB for more than 20 years. Read the story in the Sept. 1 issue of The Collegian.
Austin—Medical, academic and community leaders from throughout South Texas gathered Tuesday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Medical Academic Building, the first new construction for the UTRGV School of Medicine.
UT-Brownsville will say goodbye to its longtime president, Juliet V. García, during a despedida scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in El Gran Patio at Main.